Frequently Asked Questions
GLAZA Members receive a discount off admission with a promo code, which is distributed via member email. If you are a GLAZA Member and have yet to receive your promo code, call 323-644-4747.
*In case of severe weather, some attractions may be closed.
To purchase tickets for groups of 50 or more, submit your request via this contact form.
New for 2016 are celebratory 50th Anniversary “ZooLAbrate” elements and a reimagined water-and-light show.
Offering gourmet salads, burgers, sandwiches, and kids’ meals with an upscale feel and ample outdoor seating next to the International Marketplace gift shops and our famous North American alligator, Reggie. Craft beers and California wines available.
Zoo Grill – Open every night
Serving hot carved sandwiches, chicken tenders, healthy kids’ meals, specialty salads, ice cream, and cold drinks. Choose indoor or outdoor seating. Find us at the entry to the Winnick Family Children’s Zoo. Beer available.
La Casita – Open Fri–Sun, snacks only
Located at the crossroads near the main Safari Shuttle station and featuring fresh popped popcorn, cotton candy, cookies, and soft drinks.
Churro Factory – Open every night
What could be better than a hot churro filled with caramel, Bavarian cream, or strawberry? Or how about our not-to-be-missed churro sundae with chocolate sauce and whipping cream? Also serving pretzels, popcorn, and soft drinks.
Café Pico – Open every night, full menu
Offering Mexican favorites such as sopes, burritos, and tacos. Enjoy ample outdoor seating in a lush setting. Mexican beers, aguas fresca, and ice cold soda also available.
Bars – Fri–Sun
Please note that photos with Santa require an additional fee and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Long lines are possible.
As this is a rain-or-shine event, consider bringing an umbrella in case it rains.
Guests unable to wait in long lines or needing to rent a wheelchair prior to entering the gate, please see a L.A. Zoo Lights staff member for assistance.